Posts Tagged: Employer Brand

7 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Building a Talent Pool

Building and nurturing a talent pool is one of the most effective ways to support a business’s long term growth plans. When managed well, this approach can help businesses hire top quality talent faster and more cheaply than a reactive recruitment model. However, despite its obvious benefits, many organisations struggle with making talent pooling a… Read more »

3 Ways CSR Can Boost Employee Satisfaction

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More and more companies are finding that corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives positively impact employee satisfaction and business in general. In 2018, the highest levels of volunteering were seen in students (24%) and in people employed for under eight hours a week (25%), according to a study by Caf UK. This is likely to be… Read more »

5 Ways to Build a Successful Employer Brand That Truly Reflects Your EVP

A well-executed employee value proposition (EVP) is reported to decrease staff turnover by 69%. So how do you build an impactful EVP and Employer Brand that will elevate your employee retention efforts, as well as engage and attract prospective talent? (Hint: You do it exactly in that order). Everyone says their business is going through… Read more »

5 Simple Steps to Help Recruitment Operate Like Marketing

Businesses are increasingly embracing the concept that recruiters should be thinking and behaving more like marketers. After all, there are numerous parallels with selling products/services and selling job opportunities/employers. However, there is one stark difference; marketing generally benefits from relevant training and funding, whereas recruitment often does not. This enables marketing functions to effectively promote… Read more »

4 Questions to Ask Yourself When Structuring Your Sourcing Team

Structuring your sourcing team in the most effective way has never been more important than in today’s candidate-driven market, where recruitment has turned into a sport of ‘who can win the best talent, the quickest’. And whilst speed and quality are obviously clear drivers, resourcing teams continue to be pushed to make these top-quality hires… Read more »

6 Tips for Hiring Generation Z Candidates

In five year’s time ‘Generation Z‘ (those born between 1990-1999) will represent over 20% of our workforce and, just like millennials, are entering our employment landscape with fresh ideals and drivers. Speaking generally, this generation is likely to be: highly ambitious; passionate about cause and purpose; will seek clear career direction and development; and will… Read more »

RTT – Integrating Marketing and Recruitment

An increasing number of organisations are embracing the concept that recruiters should be thinking more like marketers, and rightly so. However it is often challenging to integrate marketing with recruitment to ensure that there is a consistent message and clear lines of accountability. Successful recruitment marketing tends to come down to two key components; firstly… Read more »

RTT – Using Technology to Enhance Candidate Engagement and Experience

Candidate experience seems to be on everyone’s agenda.  Companies are beginning to join the dots and understand the wider implications that an applicant’s experience can have on their brand. One American airline calculated that their rejected applicants spent over $40m a year on flights. They started to give rejected candidates $10 vouchers off their next… Read more »

RTT – Video and the Recruitment Lifecycle: A Tool to Attract, Engage and Select

Over the last five years, using video for interviewing and as a candidate engagement tool has become widely used within the recruitment process across an ever-growing range of industries. In addition, its use has expanded far into the employee lifecycle. This Resourcing Think Tank looked at how we can ensure it becomes an intuitive part of… Read more »

RTT- Employer Branding: Taking Recruitment to a Marketing Level

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank held on Tuesday 15th September and hosted by Diageo’s Andrew Porter. This Think Tank sought to discuss approaches to “Employer Branding: Taking Recruitment to a Marketing Level”. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior… Read more »

RTT – Gender Diversity: Overcoming the Obstacles of Attracting and Recruiting Women into Male Dominated Industries

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 9th July 2015 hosted by Verizon’s Anthony Lasocki (Head of Talent Acquisition, EMEA) titled ‘Gender Diversity: Overcoming the Obstacles of Attracting and Recruiting Women into Male Dominated Industries’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of… Read more »

TTT – Creating a Great Employee Experience by Borrowing from the Customer Model

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Talent Think Tank (TTT) held on Thursday 12th March 2015 hosted by TalkTalk’s Gemma Jones (Global Talent Lead) titled ‘Creating a Great Employee Experience by Borrowing from the Customer Model’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior… Read more »

RTT – Building a Fit for Purpose Recruitment Function Reflective of a Candidate Driven Market – Recruitment Live Fringe Event

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from a special Lite Resourcing Think Tank Fringe Event held on Thursday 26th November 2014, as part of the two day Recruitment Live Exhibition, titled ‘Building a Fit for Purpose Recruitment Function Reflective of a Candidate Driven Market’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of… Read more »

RTT – Recruiting for Cultural Fit over Experience

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 6th November 2014 hosted by Willis’, Clare Lewis (Recruitment Business Partner – Global Corporate) titled ‘Recruiting for Cultural Fit over Experience’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior Resourcing and… Read more »

DTT – Barriers to Female Attraction and Progression in Business

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Diversity Think Tank (DTT) held on Thursday 3rd April 2014 hosted by GE Capital’s Mary Fitzpatrick (Diversity Leader) titled ‘Barriers to Female Attraction and Progression in Business’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Diversity… Read more »

RTT – Innovation and Efficiency in Recruitment Technology

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 13th March 2014 hosted by Polycom’s Nick Turner (EMEA Talent Manager) titled ‘Innovation and Efficiency in Recruitment Technology’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals from… Read more »

RTT – Recruiting Top IT Talent: Attraction and Retention

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 6th March 2014 hosted by Harrods’ Hannah Chard (Resourcing Partner) titled ‘Recruiting Top IT Talent: Attraction and Retention’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals from… Read more »

RTT – Employer Branding: Building your EVP

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 24th October 2013 hosted by AMEC’s Stephen Reilly (Resourcing Manager), titled ‘Employer Branding: Building your EVP’.  The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals from leading national and… Read more »

RTT – Gamification in Recruitment

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 10th October 2013 hosted by Harrod’s Jenna Davies (Resourcing Manager), titled ‘Gamification in Recruitment’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals from leading national and international… Read more »

RTT – Positioning yourself as an Employer of Choice

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Singapore Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Wednesday 14th August 2013 kindly hosted by Eric Wong, Head – Talent Acquisition and Development – APJ and China at Polycom, on “Positioning Yourself as an Employer of Choice”. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment… Read more »

Trends Set to Shape the Future of Recruitment

The sun’s shining, festivals are in their plenty and mumbles of failed air-conditioning systems are haunting the corridors of businesses everywhere. There’s no doubt about it, summer’s finally here. But before we crack open the champagne, for Recruitment teams (both Agency and In-house) the summer period can prove very challenging. It’s the holiday season, which… Read more »

HRBPTT – Smart Working: Creating and Embedding the Cultural Shift

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest HR Business Partner Think Tank (HRBPTT) held on Thursday 27th June 2013 titled ‘Smart Working: Creating and Embedding the Cultural Shift’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Business Partnering professionals from leading national and… Read more »

RTT – Using Social Media to Strengthen Employer Branding and Promote Careers Pages

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Singapore Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Tuesday 9th April 2013 hosted by Mercer’s Leesa Rawlings (Regional Talent Acquisition Leader) , titled ‘Using Social Media to Strengthen Employer Branding and Promote Careers Pages’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held… Read more »